Good evening, Fight Fans, and welcome to our coverage for tonight's edition of IMPACT Wrestling on AXS TV!
Violent By Design vs Decay
Rhino and Taurus start the match off before VBD take control and Deaner accidentally hits Rhino with the VBD flag pole which allows Steve to pin Rhino with a diving DDT for the pin and the win.
Winner: Decay defeat Violent By Design via pinfall.
- After the match Rhino has a face off with Eric before Rhino grabs EY's wrist and everyone attacks and lays out Rhino before draping the flag over him as we go to commercial.
- Backstage Team Cage are interviewed ahead of the ten man tag match in the main event where Christian Cage's team will face off against Ace Austin's team.
TJP vs Petey Williams
TJP and Petey exchange wrist locks and headlocks before TJP locks in an octopus stretch before Petey gets to the ropes for the break before they exchange standing switches and TJP takes Petey down before they exchange head scissors on the mat. TJP stands on his head to get free before rolling Petey up for two and Petey hits a slingshot code breaker that sends TJP out of the ring before Petey goes out after TJP and brings him back inside. Petey then hits a drop toe hold into the ropes into a running dropkick against the ropes before hitting a side Russian leg sweep for two as we go to commercial.
Petey hits an enzuigiri and puts TJP in the tree of woe before TJP hits a tornado DDT before they counter each other's attempts at a Canadian Destroyer before Petey locks in a sharpshooter and TJP gets to the ropes for the break. Petey then pins TJP out of nowhere for the win.
Winner: Petey Williams defeats TJP via pinfall.
- After the match Petey and TJP are attacked by Steve Maclin before he lays TJP out with his own broom he brings to the ring.
- Backstage The Good Brothers are interviewed before they're ambushed by Rich Swann and Willie Mack as we go to commercial.
- Backstage Rich and Willie meet with Scott D'Amore and he sets up a match between them and Karl and Doc for Victory Road this Saturday night.
John Skyler vs Laredo Kid
Laredo lays into John with strikes when he slaps his hand away when he goes to shake his hand before hitting him with forearms and a superkick into a neckbreaker before John hits an overhead belly to back suplex onto the floor. John then tosses Laredo back inside and headbutts him before hitting a backbreaker before they clothesline each other and John tears at the mask of Laredo before he adjusts his mask and John rolls him up for the pin and the win.
Winner: John Skyler defeats Laredo Kid via pinfall.
- We get this week's episode of Locker Room Talk with special guest Tennille Dashwood before Taylor Wilde, Jordynne Grace, and Rachel Ellering show up as we go to commercial.
Matthew Rehwoldt vs Trey Miguel
Matt and Trey lock up before Matt dropkicks Trey and clotheslines Trey over the top rope and down onto the floor before dropping him face first across the edge of the apron and tossing him back inside. Trey goes for a springboard before Matt knocks him down and knocks him off of the apron before hitting whipping Trey into the corner and hitting a running back elbow into the corner. Matt snap mares Trey out of the corner before Trey comes back with a backbreaker into a swinging neckbreaker for a near fall before he goes for a dive and Matt gets his knees up. Matt then catches Trey coming off of the top and hits a spine buster for a near fall before Trey forces Matt to submit with a knee bar.
Winner: Trey Miguel defeats Matthew Rehwoldt via submission.
- After the match Deonna Purrazzo comes out and low blows Trey before Mickie James comes out and the two brawl before they're separated.
- We get a backstage promo by Tasha Steelz and Savannah Evans as we go to commercial.
- We come back from the break to a recap of Hikuleo showing up and taking out FinJuice last week before we get a backstage promo by Chris Bey and Hikuleo who doesn't say a word and lets Chris do all of the talking.
- We then get a rundown for the card for Victory Road before we go back to the ring for our ten man tag team main event.
Team Cage (Christian Cage, Sami Callihan, Eddie Edwards, Josh Alexander & Chris Sabin) vs Team Austin (Ace Austin, Madman Fulton, Moose, W.Morrissey & Brian Myers)
Ace and Eddie start the match off with Eddie beating Ace down and chopping and stomping him before Team Cage take turns beating on Ace until he gets to the corner and all ten men face off as we go to commercial as the referee has to get between the two teams.
We come back from the break to the two teams brawling at ringside before Ace and Sami get back into the ring and Sami drops Ace before Sam gets into the ring and shakes hands with Sami before Sami kicks him low and hits a piledriver. Brian attacks Sami before dragging him to the corner and tagging in Fulton who beats on Sami until he gets the hot tag to Josh who hits Fulton with a German and Fulton rocks Josh with a back elbow. Chris comes in and hits a missile dropkick to Ace before Chris hits a PK and tags in Christian and Ace immediately flees to the corner and tags in Fulton who gets rocked by strikes by Christian before Fulton drops Christian and stomps him. Christian counters a lawn dart and chops Fulton before tagging in Eddie who doubles up on Fulton with Christian for two before Fulton drives Eddie into the corner and holds him there as Moose comes in and attacks Eddie. Eddie then hits an inverted atomic drop into an overhead belly to belly before Eddie is sent off of the top and down onto the floor off of a distraction as we go to commercial.
We come back from the break to Eddie hitting a sunset flip on Brian for a two count that Fulton breaks up before Moose comes back in and stomps Eddie before Team Austin isolate Eddie until he gets the hot tag to Christian who lays into Brian with strikes and hits mounted punches in the corner. Christian snaps the neck of Brian in the ropes before hitting a frog splash for a near fall that W breaks up before everyone hits a move until it's just Christian and Ace and Ace low blows Christian when he goes for the Killswitch. Eddie then stops Ace when he's up top before hitting a superplex onto everyone at ringside before Christian spears Brian and Josh finishes him with Divine Intervention for the win.
Winner: Team Christian Cage defeats Team Ace Austin via pinfall.